Last night Socialist Bernie Sanders tweeted out this trenchant comment cementing the assertion that the man has lost any sense of self-awareness:
If you cannot win an election based on your ideas, then get the hell out of politics.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) August 23, 2017
This is a man who railed against his political opponents and talked about having fresh ideas. We could allow that perhaps he’s had a change of heart and has given up on the ancient ideas of collectivism. Never the less, it’s most likely he’s lost touch with history and reality. Not only did he lose badly to Comrade Clinton, but he’s been flogging the same old ideas for years now.
He should realize that his ideology was based on ancient ideas expressed 501 years ago in Sir Thomas More’s book Utopia [Published in 1516].
So when is he going to get out?
From the Communist Manifesto after 100 years [Monthly Review, published August 1949]: